Infant Left in Car While Dad Gambled: Cops

The 8-month-old was left alone for seven hours, according to police.

By Bob Connors
|  Thursday, May 31, 2012  |  Updated 12:06 PM EDT
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State Police have charged a father with leaving his infant son in a car for 7 hours while he gambled inside Mohegan Sun Casino.

Kyuyoun Lee was arrested Wednesday at 10 a.m. inside one of the casino's parking garages. Police said Lee had been gambling inside the casino since 3 a.m. Lee's 8-month-old son was left alone in a car in the parking garage for the entire time, according to police.

Lee, 32, of Waterbury, was charged with leaving a child unsupervised, and risk of injury to a child. He was released on $5,000 bond and will be in court June 14.

The baby is now in the custody of The Department of Children and Families, according to police.

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